Monday, February 28, 2011

"RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU" -18"x24" Original Oil Study (Available)

STUDIO #511 - "RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU" - NEW 18"x24" Original Oil on Belgian Linen, Framed in Gold.  $1800.00, +$100 Shipping and Handling.   Just completed this afternoon, this work is a study for a 36"x48" commissioned canvas.  The colors are rich and vibrant and the brushstrokes fat and juicy!  If you have any questions or would like to purchase, call my Taos Studio at (575)758-7454.  Hug an artist today!

Monday, February 14, 2011

RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU - 18"x24" Work in Progress - the Glazes

2/14/11 - "RIO CHAMA AT ABIQUIU" - 18"x24" Study - Work in Progress (Glazes) -- This is a study for a larger commission piece (36"x48")  The sky is completed and the mountains in the distance.  Sky:  Thalo Blue, Permalba White, Indanthrone Blue and a touch of Yellow Ochre.  Far mountains:  More intense sky color.  Same mixtures.  Closer mountains:  Add Chrome Oxide Green Opaque and more Yellow Ochre.  River:  Deeper sky colors.  Land and trees:  Combinations of semi-transparent glazes:  Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Yellow, Burnt Sienna.  Foreground:  Burnt Sienna in cross-hatch pattern to simulate gravel (I hope).